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Astros' Carlos Correa splashes actor Ken Jeong with water
If the Astros were nervous before Game 7 of the World Series, they certainly didn't show it. In pregame, the Dodgers have celebrities stand on top of the dugouts and wave giant Dodgers flags to get the crowd going. Before Game 7, Rob Lowe stood atop the Dodges dugout while fellow actor Ken Jeong stood on top of the Astros dugout. When Correa saw Jeong, he took his cup of water and playfully doused the star of The Hangover movies. Correa quickly ducked back under the dugout roof after the water splashed Jeong directly in the face. Jeong laughed as...
LSU roots for the Astros with ‘Geaux Streauxs' billboards in Houston
Louisiana State University is honoring two of its former baseball players who are playing for the Astros in the World Series. Alex Bregman and Will Harris are featured on “Geaux Streauxs” billboards in four locations in Houston, according to LSUSports.net. Bregman had an All-American career at LSU from 2013 through 2015. He is the Astros’ starting third baseman. Harris, a pitcher/infielder for the Tigers from 2003-06, is one of Houston’s top relief pitchers and a 2016 American League All-Star. The billboards are on display here: • Interstate 45 South & FM 519 – Clear Lake/Friendswood area • Interstate 10 East &...
Mattress Mack treats Houston’s first responders to a moment no Astros fan will ever forget
After making history with their heroic service during Hurricane Harvey, one businessman saw to it that first responders received a seat to watch the Houston Astros take one more step toward the World Series. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, a household name across southeast Texas for his popular furniture retailer Gallery Furniture, reserved 90 centerfield suite tickets for Harvey first responders to last Friday night’s Game 6 of the American League Champion Series to watch the Astros take the Yankees. While so many are grateful to Mattress Mack for the generous contributions he made to help Houston recover, his sign of gratitude did not go...
Astros' wives and girlfriends sport matching bedazzled jean jackets
As all of Houston prepares to cheer on the Astros, those closest to the players are ready to play ball with custom matching jean jackets. Several Astros wives and girlfriends including Kara McCullers, Kate Upton, Brittany Perry, and Daniella Rodriguez have been spotted wearing the jackets made by Pretty Rebel. Other famous wives of athletes including Carrie Underwood and Jessie James Decker have sported the look too. You can find the jackets here, fair warning they start at $110. Via ABC 13
Texas Hotel in the Midst of Renovations Donates Furniture to Harvey's Homeless
A hotel is your home away from home. It can be even more when your home is underwater. When Hurricane Harvey hit, The Best Western Plus of Lewisville welcomed dozens of heartbroken Houstonians. "All of our team was interacting with these people," said General Manager Chris Patel. "They became like family for three days that they were here." That bond didn’t stop when the rain did nor did the hotel’s desire to give flooding victims a sense of home. Patel decided to speed up his hotel’s pre-planned remodel and donate every dresser, TV armoire, chair and bedside stand he can. It’s enough...
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